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UC Davis Research Peers into Next-Gen Memory

Researchers at the University of California, Davis are working to develop next-generation storage memory that will be faster and less costly to produce and that will have higher capacity, greater reliability and reduced power needs than current forms.

Sullivan Adds Business Intelligence Software, Dashboards

Sullivan University, based in Louisville, KY, has adopted management software with internal dashboards in an effort to help executives make better informed decisions.

Boundless To Add Open Textbooks

Boundless, which already publishes free textbooks that use repurposed free and open source material, is now allowing educators to publish their open educational resource textbooks via its authoring platform.

Google Classroom LMS now live

Google Rolls Out Free LMS for Apps for Education

Google's free learning management system, Google Classroom, is now in full release and is being made available today to all Apps for Education customers.



National Science Teachers Association Launches 2014 Teacher Awards

The National Science Teachers Association has kicked off its 2014 Teacher Awards Program, with 20 different awards for more than 50 teachers at stake.

iPad Course Delivery Platform Lets Users Customize Multimedia Lessons

A new mobile course delivery platform, Junction, has just launched for iPad. The app and corresponding service lets educators create or customize courses using materials such as text, video, and online learning resources.

Airwolf Rolls Out Expandable Entry-Level 3D Printer for Education

Airwolf 3D has started shipping a new entry-level 3D printer that comes in around $2,300 and boasts a build envelope of 1,100 cubic inches.

Helix Education Makes LMS Platform More User-Friendly for Instructors

Improvements to the Helix LMS are intended to allow instructors to spend more time interacting with students and less time on "back-end" technology.

Raytheon, UMass Lowell Establish New Research Institute

Raytheon will contribute $3 million and perhaps as much as $5 million over the next 10 years to establish a new research facility at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

U Texas Students, Faculty Get Dedicated Collaboration Space

Instructors, librarians and students at the University of Texas at San Antonio have a new, decked-out classroom dedicated to collaboration. "GroupSpot," as it has been named, sits on the second floor of the main library and is intended to be used by faculty for their courses during the day and by students the rest of the time.